Speech and Debate Lake Travis TFA State Qualifiers

This weekend, Speech and Debate competed in the Lake Travis TFA State Qualifier. The team had finalists in almost every event they competed in, and have new state qualifiers in three categories.


Jace Arriaga, Online Managing Editor

New state qualifiers include:

Cristian Abarca in Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking

Javier Lozano in Program Oral Interpretation

Bella Barkkume in Humorous Interpretation

Tournament Champion

Kate Sur in Informative Speaking

Other finalists included:

Congressional Debate

7th place-Sofia Yordanova

Finalist- Dorsey Warstler

Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking

1st place- Cristian Abarca

Dramatic Interpretation

2nd place- Javier Lozano

5th place- Sofia Colaluca

6th place- Lucas Wilcox

Varsity Public Forum Debate

Quarters (Top 8)- Grant Barden & Cristian Abarca

Novice Public Forum Debate

Quarters (Top 8)- Emerson Traugott & Ana Magana

 Duet Acting

4th place-Sofia Chavez & Joie Rettig

5th place-Audrey Cullinane & AJ Lee

Duo Interpretation

2nd place- Sofia Chavez & Jadon Demetri

5th place- Sara Caballero & Lucas Wilcox

Humorous Interpretation

1st place- Bella Barkkume

Informative Speaking

1st place- Cate Sur

Program Oral Interpretation

2nd place- Javier Lozano

4th place- Bella Barkkume

World Schools debate placed second at the Greenhill Qualifying Tournament

2nd place-Julia Low, Larkin Bock, and Bhodi Rosen